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Mug: C.9-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Pottery)


Redware with applied white reliefs of the Royal Arms and supporters under lead-glaze

Red earthenware, thrown and turned, with applied handle, and white applied reliefs under yellowish lead glaze. The cylindrical mjug is decorated with horizontal turned bands at the rim, and below the upper and lower ends of the handle, which is reeded on its back and has a heart-shaped kick at the lower end. On the front there are mould-applied sprigs (reliefs) of the Royal Arms and supporters, with below a stylizedplant with a leaf on the left and a flower head on the right


History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew's, Fife; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew's, Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January)

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.1 cm
Width: 10.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


Circa 1740 - 1755

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Components of the work

Base Diameter 7 cm
Decoration Mug

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-2015
Primary reference Number: 201357
Old object number: 79
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.9-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 26 May 2015 Updated: Monday 14 May 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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